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Sword based LTM coming to Fortnite Season 7 according to leaks

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Sword based LTM coming to Fortnite Season 7 according to leaks
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A Sword based limited time mode is set to arrive in Fortnite during Season 7, after game files were found for a 'br_sword' mode, along with various audio files.

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Swords featured briefly in the Season 7 trailer, wielded by Sgt. Winter, as well as the tier 100 skin 'Ice King' - whose sword and outfit conspicuously resembles the Lich King from World of Warcraft.

These were the first clues that these swords might have a bigger role to play this season, with some kind of medieval themed mode perhaps on the way, linked to the mysterious castle in the Iceberg.

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Sword wielded by Sgt. Winter in the Fortnite Season 7 trailer.

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The audio files discovered are all labelled under the 'br_sword' prefix, and distinctly sound like a sword being swished back and forth.

Names such as 'Impact', 'Jump_attack_impact', and 'Swing_second' certainly belong to the sword being used in combat.

You can hear the audio files being played below and listen for yourself, courtesy of fnbrleaks.

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What we don't know is whether the mode will be swords only, or if perhaps only one or a select number of players will use swords, similar to the Thanos inspired LTM, where one player was granted Thanos' "Infinity Gauntlet".

The other sword seen in the Season 7 promotional material belongs to the Ice King, which is a progressive skin, and was originally believed to be his specific harvesting tool - but it could in fact be a weapon.

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